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An introducition to laser cleaning in conservation

February 16, 2008

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laser cleaning course dates

17-18 March 2008 (fully booked)
16-17 June 2008
29-30 September 2008
8-9 December 2008

The course includes:

an introduction to light and lasers
laser safety
how laser cleaning works
practical laser cleaning
test cleaning on samples bought by participants

The course, which comprises lectures, case studies, practical work and discussion, attracts participants worldwide.

Courses are normally run four times a year with a maximum of only five places on each course.

Intended audience: conservators, conservation scientists and others with an interest in conservation, working for museums, public bodies, charities and other non-profit making organisations.

Cost: £395 (+VAT)

an introduction to laser scanning in the heritage field
This one day course comprises of a series of lectures, practical demonstrations, case studies and opportunity for discussion.

It is aimed at all those working within the heritage field who would like to develop a basic understanding of laser scanning and its uses, including museum curators, conservators, conservation officers, archaeologists, virtual reality providers, exhibition designers, surveyors and other commissioners of 3D recording work.

new dates for 2008 available soon

The course content includes:

a basic introduction to the theory of laser scanning
different types of laser scanning systems
processing of scan data to produce a finished computer model
managing scan data and file formats
how to specify a laser scanning job
practical considerations
practical applications of laser scan data, including non-contact replication

Places are limited to twenty per course.

Cost: £75 (+VAT) (tea/coffee and lunch provided)

Webpage:  http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/conservation/technologies/trainingcourses/#scanning

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